Monday, April 24, 2017

Мартин ван Кревельд Расцвет и упадок государства

Ukraine, Azerbaijan intensify cooperation in defense-industrial complex

Kyiv's Diamantbank declared insolvent

Traditional UK Employment Law Means Gig Economy Could Be Hard Work for Private Equity

Голос «Хмурого»

Crowdfunding: Great way of launching a business or minefield for risk?

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Kyiv

Disappointment in Russia as Kremlin Favorites Lag in French Race

The 4 Types of Organizational Politics

У Мін’юсті пояснили, як працює особиста порука в судах

Mogherini in Moscow: EU does not recognize Crimea annexation




Cooperation of Ukraine and Poland in the oil and gas industry will contribute to enhancement of the energy security

Argument preview: Jurisdiction, precedent and the Federal Employers’ Liability Act

Spitzenpolitiker in Haft

In der Ukraine ist Mykola Martynenko verhaftet worden. Damit könnten auch Ermittlungen in der Schweiz wegen Bestechung und Geldwäscherei wieder in Fahrt kommen.

Statement by HRVP Federica Mogherini on the killing of an OSCE SMM monitor in a non-government controlled part of eastern Ukraine

President had a phone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State

Putin Seeks Answers as Investment Flop Shows Flawed Recovery

Emmanuel Macron

New French revolution as outsiders surge

Sunday, April 23, 2017

НЕ НАДО ЛГАТЬ СЕБЕ. Виктор Астафьев

Recruiting and “Off-Limits” Questions about Salary History - What Employers Need to Know

Russia violated our nuclear arms treaty. Here's how we respond.

Macron to face Le Pen after first round of French presidential election

The first fatality of the OSCE SMM in Ukraine

Korean Laws in English

Présidentielle française: le second tour opposera Emmanuel Macron à Marine Le Pen

Member of security watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine

Ukrainian interest. Poroshenko in London, precedent in The Hague, and Erdogan’s new powers




Trump's 'big announcement' on tax to be broad principles: official

French election LIVE: 'I just voted Le Pen for a laugh, people need a scare'

WHY NOBODY KNOWS WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN FRANCE’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

O'Reilly and changing a culture of sexual harassment

What does "science" mean?

President: UN ICJ urged Russia to fully implement the Minsk agreements

Кто тормозит реформу государственного управления в Украине?


"В современном мире, где конкурируют не товары или услуги, а модели и эффективность управления, Украина имеет шанс стать конкурентоспособным государством только при условии построения эффективной, ответственной и прозрачной исполнительной власти." 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Friday's Five: Five common questions about California’s paid sick leave requirements

Same Sex Common Law Marriage Established by Superior Court

Former Chief of Staff in Brazil Offers Details for Plea Deal

Nordstream 2: A Legal and Policy Analysis: A Brief Review So Far.

Court releases Martynenko, key ally of ex-Prime Minister Yatsenyuk, without bail

Japan Warns U.S. Bilateral Trade Pact Would Disappoint

Finance Minister Taro Aso says terms of such a pact would be less favorable than those offered under the TPP

Ukraińcy coraz lepiej czują się w Polsce

Jehovah's Witnesses Had Foes Before Putin

Week’s balance: growth against all odds, pension-related "unprofessionalism" and snow-covered harvest




10 Costly Mistakes Business Leaders Make on Twitter

‘Urgent’ to reach agreement on loan for Greece, says IMF

Talks with IMF and eurozone have dragged on for months, but fresh funds needed so Greece can pay debt due in July

Friday, April 21, 2017

NABU Arrests, Political Posturing and Citizenship stripping

U.S. states realign in legal battle over Trump's travel ban

Ukraine hosts the Global Legislative Openness Conference

This 2-day event is to be held on the 19-th – 20-th of May 2017 in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, organized by the Legislative Openness Working Group of the Open Government Partnership and Open Parliament Initiative in Ukraine.

Rules and Practice Tips Regarding Official Notice at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

С 1933 по 1945 годы свидетели Иеговы (известные в Германии как «Бибельфоршер» — Исследователи Библии) были запрещены в нацистской Германии.

"Свидетели Иеговы отказывались признавать Гитлера фюрером, произносить нацистское приветствие, служить в нацистской армии и участвовать в производстве вооружений, хотя главной причиной преследований был отказ от несения воинской повинности (вероучение свидетелей Иеговы содержит полный запрет на участие в боевых действиях, вне зависимости от того, носит ли война агрессивный или оборонительный характер)." 

Portugal Is a Keynesian Mirage

Polish PM: Warsaw ready to compromise on EU issues

Economie : la grande faillite des autocrates



Ukraine in No Hurry to Borrow as Key Pension, Land Overhauls Loom

Ukraine finance minister says government likely to wait until fall to tap international credit market

Kremlin’s hybrid tactics and ICJ




PM assures Government to present a plan of promising solutions and reforms in London in July

President: This is the key element of decommunization in culture and cinematography

Have Our Attitudes About Sexual Harassment Really Changed?

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pennsylvania Codifies Standards for Derivative Actions:

Britain told to keep EU laws or jeopardise deal

Toronto to impose 15% tax on foreign home buyers to regulate housing costs

RISI – US election interference and Ukrainian planning

Russian court bans Jehovah's Witnesses as extremist


NABU detectives detain ex-MP Mykola Martynenko

Can the police retaliate against a citizen for refusing to answer police questions?

Експерт про рішення Суду в Гаазі: Державний терор не підпадає під конвенцію ООН

Buying and Selling Marijuana Businesses: The Earn-Out Model

Отвечаем управляющему дворцами Медведева

How to Serve Process in Finland

Die heimliche Enteignung der Ostukraine

La Russie intervient depuis longtemps dans la politique française

Putin Quietly Detaches Ukraine's Rebel Zones as U.S. Waffles

President in the interview to Sky News: There is a true hot war, not frozen conflict in Donbas

Volodymyr Groysman pledges Government to shortly offer to Parliament a package of privatization bills

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Ukrainian Foreign Ministry says no additional documents required after introduction of visa-free travel with EU

Exclusive: Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 U.S. election - documents

The Making of Marine Le Pen

Tips for Drafting Arbitration Clauses in Smart Contracts

A Bulgar uprising? – Odessa

The Guardian view on the 2017 general election: a poll that Britain does not need

Recep Tayyip Erdogan won his vote but lost half of Turkey

PiS: Śmiertelna wojna romantyków z pozytywistami

UKRAINE v. RUSSIAN FEDERATION (PDF)

APPLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM AND OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION 

How to get your aging parent to stop driving

Who Controls the Blockchain?

Western Mediterranean: Actions for the sustainable development of the blue economy

U.S. justices sympathise with church in key religious rights case

ICJ grants Ukraine's request to impose measures on Russia to protect minorities in Crimea




Міжнародний Суд ООН зобов’язав Російську Федерацію забезпечити дотримання своїх міжнародно-правових зобов’язань на період розгляду позову України

President about the ICJ verdict on Ukraine’s dispute against Russia: We are on the right path

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump orders review of visa program to encourage hiring Americans

Why Artificial Intelligence Can't Compete With Humans, and Vice Versa

How ‘ideologically uniform’ is the legal academy?

Argument preview: Justices to consider challenge to California court’s jurisdiction over claims by out-of-state litigants against out-of-state defendants

Electronic Signature Pads: I Didn’t See Those Terms

Imports of organic products subject to new EU electronic certification system

Anti-corruption and bribery penalties in Peru

Ukraine launches big blockchain deal with tech firm Bitfury

British PM May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand

Multiple Routes Between China And Europe Is Why The New Silk Road Is A Real Game Changer

The power and potential of the Belt and Road — aka the New Silk Road — lies in its versatility. 

IMF offers recipe for Ukraine's pension system




Ambassador оf Ukraine to the U.S. Valeriy Chaly met with President of “Cubic” corporation Bradley Feldmann

Presidents of Ukraine and Turkey discussed further steps to develop strategic partnership

Joint press release following a phone call in the Normandy format

Polish prosecutors informed by military counterintelligence over Smolensk

Monday, April 17, 2017

Путин подписал закон о льготах для депортированных из Крымской АССР




Courts Are Using AI to Sentence Criminals. That Must Stop Now

"Currently, courts and corrections departments around the US use algorithms to determine a defendant’s “risk”, which ranges from the probability that an individual will commit another crime to the likelihood a defendant will appear for his or her court date."

Savchenko prepares her political (re)launch

Blue Jay (film)

Blue Jay is a drama romance film directed by Alex Lehmann in his fictional feature debut, from a screenplay by Mark Duplass. It stars Duplass and Sarah Paulson. The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2016.

François Heisbourg : « En frappant la Syrie, Donald Trump est devenu président des Etats-Unis »


FBI documents detail how the Russians try to recruit spies

Hague Court To Issue Ruling On Ukraine Case Against Russia

Ukrainian interest. Encouraging Tillerson, Putin's fears, and Central European prospects




How the Six-Hour Workday Actually Saves Money

The US “Offshore” Industry and the Eurasian Connection

The Italian Soldier Who Saved Hemingway’s Life

Turkey approves presidential system in tight referendum

How different is Russian from Ukrainian?

I started learning Russian while studying for my Master in International Relations. I specialized in the ex-USSR and Russian was the obvious linguistic match for this choice.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Bahrain becomes first in Gulf to ratify common law for LLPs

Підстави визнання недійсним договору дарування


Richard Haass explains why we should care about Ukraine

Apply for a Grant Online Now

Cybersecurity Trends for Boards of Directors

Employment & Labor in New York: Lexology Navigator Q&A

Poroshenko congratulates Ukrainians on Easter (Video)




Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan Declares Victory in Referendum to Expand Presidential Powers

Turkish 'Yes' lead narrows to 51.7 percent in final stages of count

Results of previous constitutional referendums in Turkey

10 Things You Didn't Know About Ukraine

Cicha zmowa tolerowania złego prawa

«С нами так нельзя поступать, у нас нрав»: Репортаж из протестного лагеря дальнобойщиков Северной Осетии— Алании

CAN UKRAINE WIN OVER PRO-RUSSIAN CITIZENS IN THE EAST—AND FINALLY END THE WAR WITH SEPARATISTS?

House of Free Russia – Kyiv

LIVE: Turkey votes on presidential system in key referendum

Украина-Россия: стратегия соседства




Week’s balance: Groysman’s year, Gontareva's resignation, and new legal field for electricity




The bingo method

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Boris Johnson offers Russia a deal to end Syria crisis saying ‘they still have time to be on the right side of the argument’

Resurrection of Jesus

Hungarians Press on With Protests as Orban Takes Aim at Soros

Беседа директора школы №39 со школьником о Навальном

Eight of Brazil’s Cabinet Members Investigated for Corruption

Among those investigated are President Temer’s closest aides, Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha, and the General Secretariat, Wellington Moreira Franco.

Poroshenko signs decree changing NSDC staff structure

Jesus was on the side of the poor and exploited. Christian politicians should remember that

"Jesus was overtly on the side of the poor, the excluded, the ignored, the disenfranchised and the exploited. He was on their side when it damaged his reputation, his earning potential and any hope he had of moving up the ranks of religious or political power." 

Dark cloud of Turkey's recent past hangs over vote to change country's future and give President Erdogan more power

French elections: from a teacher to a shepherd, underdogs struggle for the voter's ear

Stoltenberg: Russia's aggression in Ukraine main reason for strengthening defense in Europe




КАК ТРАМП РОССИЮ В УГОЛ ЗАГНАЛ.

Олександр Турчинов: "Наше завдання – просуватися на схід"

Poland's 48th safest travel destination: World Economic Forum

Trump’s Indonesia Challenge Begins With Pence Visit

Court extends Yefremov's arrest until June 12

"Эпоха Гонтаревой": горькое послевкусие



Friday, April 14, 2017

Big business spends £25m on lobbying politicians

Russian withdrawal throws Eurovision politics into sharp relief

Arkansas encounters two new legal hurdles in execution plans

Rada adopts crucial law on electricity market

Ukraine took another big step towards the European Union on April 13 when parliament passed a law on the electricity market in line with the EU’s Third Energy Package.

Bitfury to create new data storage system for Ukraine based on Blockchain technology

Speech by NBU Governor Valeria Gontareva on Monetary Policy


Deficit of Ukraine's foreign trade in goods shrinks by 44.5%